Weather Alert(2)!
"Wind Chill Advisory" ...Wind Chill Advisory now in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to noon EST Sunday... * locations...New York City...Long Island and most of northeastern New Jersey...most of coastal Connecticut... western Bergen and southern Westchester counties. * Hazard types...dangerous wind chills. * Timing...coldest wind chills late tonight into early Sunday morning. * Wind chill...from 18 to 23 degrees below zero due to temperatures around zero...and northwest winds 0 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. * Cold impacts...the frigid conditions will be dangerous to those venturing outside. Prolonged exposure may cause frostbite. The combination of very low wind chills and frigid air temperatures have the potential to result in frozen pipes...frostbite and hypothermia. * Wind impacts...scattered tree limbs and branches downed. Isolated power outages. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds will combine to generate low wind chills. This will result in frost bite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken. Outdoor exposure should be limited. If you are heading outdoors...dress in layers and keep your hands and head covered to protect against frostbite , "Special Statement" ...Dangerously cold wind chills tonight into Sunday morning... * temperatures tonight into early Sunday morning will fall to zero to 3 degrees below zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey Metro...and Long Island...and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall to 5 to 10 degrees below across interior portions of northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time are expected to reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 30 degrees below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens...with wind chills likely not rising above zero until mid to late afternoon. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. 435 am EST Sat Feb 13 2016 ...Dangerously cold wind chills tonight into Sunday morning... * temperatures tonight into early Sunday morning will fall to zero to 3 degrees below zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey Metro...and Long Island...and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall to 5 to 10 degrees below across interior portions of northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time are expected to reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 30 degrees below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens...with wind chills likely not rising above zero until mid to late afternoon. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. -- Saturday Feb.13 16,07:48 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Hot Spots: Great Food, Hockey, Music and More in the Latest Weekly Watch

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Long Island has been dumped with over a foot of snow during the past week, but entertainment on the Island keeps on going! Check out ...

It’s been an eventful month with two winter storms hitting Long Island. The latest storm Winter Storm Janus dumped as much as 13 inches of snow in some areas of Long Island, but with that behind us check out all the hot spots in store for the week! There’s great food to enjoy, hockey games, movies and music entertainment! Find all the hot spots on Long Island here!

MONDAY – JANUARY 27, 2013

Who: Taste Of Long Island At The Carltun At Eisenhower Park
Info: This event features Long Island’s finest in the food industry! Enjoy goods from restaurants, wineries, bakeries and more. Proceeds from this event go to the Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the Coalition Against Child Abuse and Neglect.
Cost: $100
Time & Place: 6:30PM to 8:30PM at The Carltun at Eisenhower Park, 1899 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow – (516) 521-2628

Who: Hockey – Islanders Vs. Boston Bruins At Nassau Coliseum
Info: Enjoy a game of hockey as the New York Islanders take on the Boston Bruins!
Cost: Prices Vary
Time & Place: 7PM at Nassau Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale – (631) 423-7611

TUESDAY – JANURARY 28, 2013

Who: Every Which Way With Clay At Art League Of Long Island
Info: Enjoy an exhibit of ceramics by Art League of Long Island’s ceramics instructors and students.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 9AM to 9PM at Art League of Long Island, 107 E. Deer Park Road, Dix Hills – (631) 462-5011

Who: Movie – Short Term 12 At Brookhaven Library
Info: The film is about Grace, a twenty-something supervisor at a foster-care facility for at-risk teenagers. Passionate and tough, Grace is a formidable caretaker, and in love with her long-term boyfriend and co-worker, Mason. But Grace's own difficult past - and the surprising future that suddenly presents itself - throws her into unforeseen confusion, made sharper with the arrival of a new intake at the facility, a gifted but troubled teenage girl with whom Grace has a charged connection.
Cost: Free Event                                                                     
Time & Place: 2PM at Brookhaven Library, 273 Beaver Dam Road, Brookhaven – (631) 286-1923

WEDNESDAY – JANUARY 29, 2014

Who: Islanders Vs. New York Rangers at Yankee Stadium
Info: Enjoy a game of hockey as the New York Islanders take on the New York Rangers at Yankee Stadium during the Stadium Series!
Cost: Prices Vary
Time & Place: 7:30PM at Nassau Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale – (631) 423-7611

Who: John Fogerty At The Paramount
Info: John Fogerty is a founding member of Creedence Clearwater Revival. Fogerty’s solo releases include ‘Centerfield’ and ‘Blue Moon Swamp.’ He’s now back on the road for his recent release, ‘Revival.’
Cost: $64.50 to $149.50
Time & Place: 8PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300

THURSDAY – JANUARY 30, 2014

Who: Dancercise At Levittown Library
Info: Come and enjoy dancercising to popular tunes every Thursday through February 27.
Cost: $18
Time & Place: 7PM at Levittown Library, One Bluegrass Lane, Levittown – (516) 731-5728

Who: Marshall Crenshaw And The Bottle Rockets At YMCA Boulton Center For The Performing Arts
Info:  Enjoy songs by these singer-songwriter-guitarists whose music reflects on Neil Young, Woody Guthrie and The Replacements.
Cost: $40
Time & Place: 8PM at YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, 37 W. Main Street, Bayshore – (631) 969-1101

To check out all of the Nightlife Events happening on Long Island, check out the LongIsland.com Events Calendar, or, head over to our Nightlife Section for Happy Hour Happenings all week long! If you're looking for some local insight on the best things to do on LI, or want to share your favorite Nightlife Hot Spots, check out the Nightlife Forum, and see what the locals have to say!

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